Haddonfield's (21) Nick DePersia and (3) Rob DePersia defend against West Deptford's (15) Justin Hansen during the third quarter of the Haddonfield at West Deptford H.S. boys basketball game on January 24, 2013. (Elizabeth V. Robertson/Staff Photographer)
Jimmy Owens was a rare freshman.
Now he's a typical senior.
Three years ago, Owens was that most unusual of high school athletes. He was an impact player on the varsity football field from his first game as a ninth grader.
Shawnee and St. Joseph rank high entering this year.
By Marc Narducci, Inquirer Columnist
Marc Narducci: My, how time flies, with this being the final year of the first decade of the 2000s. That means one more season for a school to promote its candidacy as South Jersey's football team of the decade.